The '''University of Massachusetts Boston''', also known as '''UMass Boston''', is an urban public research university and the third-largest campus in the five-campus University of Massachusetts
[Moore, Galen, [http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/blog/bbj_research_alert/2012/05/massachusetts-colleges-and-universities.html "The 10 biggest colleges and universities in Mass."], ''Boston Business Journal'', Wednesday, May 30, 2012]
The university is located on on the Columbia Point (Boston)|Columbia Point
peninsula in the city of Boston
, United States. UMass Boston is the only public university in Boston.
[There are three other public educational institutions in the city of Boston: Roxbury Community College, Bunker Hill Community College, and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. There are also many private colleges and universities in and around the city.]
Students are primarily...